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Polenta with Greens Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sue Reimann
Added: Friday, September 12, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 bunches fresh greens, spinach or Swiss chard are good
1 T olive oil
3 garlic cloves, sliced
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1 1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 cups yellow cornmeal
2 cups milk
2 T Parmesan cheese
1 T pignoli nuts

Directions:
Directions:
Cook greens in oil with garlic and seasoning. Microwave cornmeal, 4 1/2 cups water, 3/4 tsp salt and milk (make sure container is large enough) 12-15 minutes on high, stirring halfway through. Stir Parmesan into Polenta. Spoon onto platter. Top with greens, and sprinkle with pignoli. Serve with additional Parmesan.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
25 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This makes an awful lot of polenta. I usually cut the polenta in half, and have enough. (2 1/4 cups water, 3/4 cup corn meal, 1 cup milk, 1 T Parmesan) I serve this as a main dish, with some homemade soup to go with it. Yum!

 

 

 

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